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Amazing Facts About Creatures of the Ocean

Amazing Facts About Greatures Of the Ocean The Octopus * An octopus has three hearts and its blood is light blue. * An adult octopus can squeeze through a hole the Size of a 10-cent coin. * octopuses are completely deaf. * An octopus can detach itself from its arm and to escape from predators and can later regrow the limb, with no lasting ill effects. * The blue-ringed octopus, merely the size of a golf bal, is one of the most poisonous animals on earth! Seahorses * seahorses are the only animals in the entire animal Kingdom in which the male, not the female gives birth and cares for their young! The female seahorse deposits the eggs into the male's small pouch like a kangaroo where the eggs are fertilized and where the baby seahorses grow until it is time for them to be born. * seahorses are monogamous and mate for lifel Every morning, they come together with their partner, dance, Change their color, twirl around with linked talls and then separate for the rest of the day. * While mating, seahorses utter musical sounds. * sea horses have a voracious appetite and they can graze continually consuming 3,000 or more brine shrimp per day. Sea Turtles * sea turtles excrete salt absorbed in sea water from their eyes, which is why they seem like they are crying. * Turtles live on every continent except AntarctÄ°ca. * Turtles range in size from the 4-inch Bog Turtle to the 1500 pound Leathery Turtle. * The leatherback turtle is the largest sea turtle at 6 and a half feet long and weighing up to 1,500 lb. Jellyfish * Jelly fish have been around for more than 650 million years which means that they outdate both dinosaurs and sharKs * A jelly fish's body conslsts of over 95% water * The Box jelly fish has 64 anuses * The Box jelly fish (sea wasp) Kills more people than any other marine creature each year. Its sting can kill in 3 minutes and it can move at almost 2 meters per second. If stung, the odds of getting back to the Shore, or even Surviving are almost zero. The amount of venom in a Box Jelly fish could Kill 60 people * The worlds largest known jelly fish can reach a diameter of 2.5 m / 8ft and its tentacles can grow te be half the length of a football fleld. The Crab * Crabs teeth are in their stomachs * The Japanese Spider Crab is the oldest crab of the world and is also believed to be the most deep-living crab as well as the one with the longest lifespan. It has a walking leg span of 3 to 4 m, which can go to 8 m when outstretched. * 8. 1 million tons of crabs are eaten annually in restaurants and homes all over the world Designed by Noreen O

Amazing Facts About Creatures of the Ocean

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This infographic provides information about sea creatures such as the octopus, sea horses, sea turtles, jellyfish and the crab.


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